Grains to Micrograms Converter (gr to mcg)
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grains to micrograms
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10 gr 647989.1 mcg
20 gr 1295978.2 mcg
30 gr 1943967.3 mcg
40 gr 2591956.4 mcg
50 gr 3239945.5 mcg
60 gr 3887934.6 mcg
70 gr 4535923.7 mcg
80 gr 5183912.8 mcg
90 gr 5831901.9 mcg
100 gr 6479891 mcg
110 gr 7127880.1 mcg
120 gr 7775869.2 mcg
130 gr 8423858.3 mcg
140 gr 9071847.4 mcg
150 gr 9719836.5 mcg
160 gr 10367825.6 mcg
170 gr 11015814.7 mcg
180 gr 11663803.8 mcg
190 gr 12311792.9 mcg
200 gr 12959782 mcg

How to convert

1 grain (gr) = 64798.91 microgram (mcg). Grain (gr) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Microgram (mcg) is a unit of Weight used in Metric system.

Grains: A Unit of Weight

Grains are a unit of weight that are used for measuring small masses, such as bullets, arrows, and seeds. Grains are derived from the English word grain, which was the name of a seed or a cereal plant. The symbol for grain is gr.

Definition of the Grain

The grain is defined as one seven-thousandth of an avoirdupois pound, which is the common unit of weight in the US customary system and the British imperial system. The grain is equal to the troy grain, which is the smallest unit of the troy weight system, which is used for measuring precious metals. The grain is also equal to the apothecaries’ grain, which is the smallest unit of the apothecaries’ weight system, which is used for measuring medicines.

The grain is equal to about 0.0023 avoirdupois ounces or 0.0648 grams. The grain is also equal to about 0.00014 troy ounces or 0.0417 pennyweights.

How to Convert Grains

Grains can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert grains to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:

  • To convert grains to avoirdupois ounces, divide by 437.5. For example, 10 gr = 10 / 437.5 = 0.0229 oz.
  • To convert grains to avoirdupois pounds, divide by 7000. For example, 5 gr = 5 / 7000 = 0.0007 lb.
  • To convert grains to tons (short), divide by 14000000. For example, 20 gr = 20 / 14000000 = 0.0000014 ton.
  • To convert grains to kilograms, divide by 15432.3584. For example, 15 gr = 15 / 15432.3584 = 0.000972 kg.
  • To convert grains to grams, divide by 15.4323584. For example, 25 gr = 25 / 15.4323584 = 1.6218 g.
  • To convert grains to milligrams, multiply by 64.79891. For example, 30 gr = 30 x 64.79891 = 1943.9673 mg.

Where Grains are Used

Grains are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where grains are used:

  • In most countries that use the SI system, grains are not used for measuring weight, but only for measuring small masses, such as bullets, arrows, and seeds.
  • In the United States, grains are sometimes used for measuring small masses, such as bullets, arrows, and seeds.
  • In Canada, Australia and New Zealand, grains are sometimes used for measuring small masses, such as bullets, arrows, and seeds.
  • In the United Kingdom, grains are sometimes used for measuring small masses, such as bullets, arrows, and seeds.
  • In India, grains are sometimes used for measuring small masses, such as bullets, arrows, and seeds.

History of Grains

Grains have a long history that dates back to ancient times. Here are some highlights of the history of grains:

  • The grain was originally based on the weight of a single seed of wheat or barley, which was used as a unit of mass in ancient civilizations such as Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece.
  • The grain was part of different systems of measurement, such as the Tower system, the Troy system, the Avoirdupois system and the Apothecaries’ system. It varied from about 40 milligrams to about 80 milligrams depending on the region and the time period.
  • The grain was standardized by royal statutes and international agreements in different periods of history. For example, in 1527 an act of Henry VIII fixed the grain at exactly one seven-thousandth of an avoirdupois pound; in 1828 an act of Congress adopted the troy ounce as the official unit of weight for coinage in the United States; in 1959 an international agreement defined the international avoirdupois ounce as exactly 28.349523125 grams.

Example Conversions of Grains to Other Units

Here are some examples of conversions of grains to other units of weight:

  • 1 gr = 0.0023 oz
  • 1 gr = 0.0001 lb
  • 1 gr = 0.00000007 ton
  • 1 gr = 0.000065 kg
  • 1 gr = 0.0648 g
  • 1 gr = 64.79891 mg
  • 1 gr = 0.0042 oz t
  • 1 gr = 0.0417 dwt

Micrograms: A Unit of Weight

Definition of Micrograms

A microgram is a unit of mass or weight equal to one-millionth of a gram. It is part of the metric system, which is based on powers of ten. The symbol for microgram is μg according to the International System of Units (SI); the recommended symbol in the United States and United Kingdom when communicating medical information is mcg. One microgram is equivalent to 0.001 milligrams or 0.000000001 kilograms. It is also equal to 0.000015 grains, which is a unit of weight in the imperial system.

How to Convert Micrograms

To convert micrograms to other units of weight, we need to multiply or divide by the appropriate conversion factor. For example, to convert micrograms to milligrams, we divide by 1000; to convert micrograms to grams, we divide by 1,000,000; and to convert micrograms to kilograms, we divide by 1,000,000,000. Here are some examples of conversion factors for different units of weight:

  • 1 microgram = 0.001 milligram
  • 1 microgram = 0.000001 gram
  • 1 microgram = 0.000000001 kilogram
  • 1 microgram = 0.000000035 ounce
  • 1 microgram = 0.000000002 pound
  • 1 microgram = 0.000015 grain

Where Micrograms are Used

Micrograms are very commonly used in scientific and medical fields where precision and accuracy are essential. For example, micrograms may be used to measure:

  • The mass of tiny objects or substances, such as bacteria, viruses, DNA, hormones or pollutants.
  • The dosage of some medications, such as steroids, anticoagulants or chemotherapy drugs.
  • The concentration of some nutrients or toxins in food, water or air.

Micrograms may also be used in different countries for different applications. For example, in China, micrograms are used to measure the weight of silk; in India, micrograms are used to measure the weight of spices; and in Switzerland, micrograms are used to measure the weight of gold.

History of Micrograms

The origin of micrograms can be traced back to the development of the metric system in France in the late 18th century. The metric system was designed to simplify and standardize the measurement of length, area, volume and mass by using decimal units based on the meter and the kilogram. The gram was defined as one-thousandth of a kilogram, and the microgram was defined as one-millionth of a gram.

The metric system was adopted by many countries around the world over the next two centuries, but it also faced some resistance and opposition from those who preferred the traditional units of measurement. In some cases, the metric system was modified or adapted to suit local needs and preferences. For example, in Germany, the metric system was officially adopted in 1872, but some old units such as pfund (pound) and zentner (hundredweight) are still used today.

The International System of Units (SI) was established in 1960 as a modern version of the metric system that is based on seven base units: meter, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, mole and candela. The SI also defines several derived units that are combinations of the base units, such as newton, joule and watt. The SI is recognized as the global standard for measurement and is used by most countries and international organizations today.

Example Conversions of Micrograms to Other Units

Here are some examples of how to convert micrograms to other units of weight using the conversion factors mentioned above:

  • 2 micrograms = 0.002 milligrams
  • 5 micrograms = 0.000005 grams
  • 10 micrograms = 0.00000001 kilograms
  • 15 micrograms = 0.00000053 ounces
  • 20 micrograms = 0.00000004 pounds
  • 25 micrograms = 0.00039 grains
Micrograms also can be marked as Microgrammes or µg (alternative British English spelling in UK).



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